Obama + The Embargo

Interesting article found in American Foreign Policy reads:

As the presidential election of 2012 approaches, more and more critics are deriding President Obama’s pre-election vision of hope and change, targeting what they consider to be Obama’s naivete in foreign policy. This January, however, the president announced one significant foreign policy reform that he hopes will counter such criticism. In a memorandum entitled “Reaching Out to the Cuban People,” he detailed foreign policy changes between the United States and Cuba that ease the fifty-year American embargo on Cuba. The three-part reform measure that has gone largely unnoticed attempts to create more contact with the citizens of Cuba, and the changes it implements are certainly admirable…
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Read the full article, “Ending the Embargo Against Cuba: Why Obama’s Baby Steps are Not Enough” at American Foreign Policy, Princeton’s Student Editorials on Global Politics.

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